EAST LIVERPOOL — John Albert Murphy, of East Liverpool, handed away Sunday, November 1, 2020 following a sudden sickness. He was 83.
Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, July 18, 1937, he was a son of the late Kenneth Dale Murphy Sr. and Ruth Millicent Buck Murphy. He was a member of the Jefferson Union Excessive College Class of 1955 and attended Faculty of Steubenville and later Kent State College. He was employed as the shop supervisor of the Western Auto Provide Firm in Canton, Ohio. He later transferred to this space in 1970 the place he managed the previous Kroger Grocery Retailer and made East Liverpool his residence ever since. He was then employed by Leaseway Transportation.
On the age of 16, he enlisted within the Military Nationwide Guard and served 9 years as an lively member of the Reserves and U.S. Military the place he was a Sergeant First Class. He was a member of the American Legion Put up 888. He was additionally a member of the Lions Membership for over 30 years and was introduced a Melvin Jones Fellowship for devoted humanitarian companies by the Lions Membership Worldwide Basis.
John was a faithful husband and father. He by no means mentioned no to anybody asking or needing assist and loved serving to his mates and neighbors. John loved gardening, the inventory market, and dealing in his workshop.
He’s survived by his spouse, Dianne Lois Newton. The couple married November 18, 1961 on the Canton Christian Tabernacle by household buddy Reverend Paul Sorensen. There are three: youngsters Deborah Murphy of Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania, David Murphy and his spouse, Carol of Olathe Kansas, and Doris Cox and her husband, Lee of The Villages, Florida. There are seven grandchildren: Nathan and Aaron Greenawalt, Ian and Sarah Cox, and Eric, Alexander, and Yvaine Murphy.
He additionally leaves a sister Margaret Cypher and her husband, Jeffrey, of Dearborn, Michigan, and a brother, Carl Murphy and his spouse, Gerrie, of Murrieta, California.
Along with his dad and mom, he was preceded in demise by a brother, Kenneth Dale Murphy, Jr.
A personal household service will likely be carried out on the Dawson Funeral Residence. Burial will likely be at Riverview Cemetery.
Memorial tributes might take the type of contributions in care of the Lion Membership Worldwide Humanitarian Basis, Division 4547, Carol Stream, IL 60122 or St. Jude Youngsters’s Analysis Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.